What Can Providers Give to Patients? (2/3)

This article first appeared on LinkedIn on June 1, 2021 as part 2 in a multi-part series. Part 3 will follow in a future post. It is republished here with permission of the author. Providers, including marketers, are tempted to give patients and potential patients...

What Can Providers Give to Patients? (1/3)

This article first appeared on LinkedIn on May 24, 2021 as part 1 in a 3 part series. Parts 2 and 3 will follow in future posts. It is republished here with permission of the author. Providers, including marketers, are tempted to give patients free items and...

The Benefits of Assisted Living

According to data from the National Center for Health Statistics, there are about 28,900 residential care communities servicing the aging American population. These communities aid the elderly who find it challenging to perform daily activities, such as meal...

Wisdom From a Friend With Dementia

This post originally appeared on the Ageucate Blog November 4, 2019. Dementia hit close to home for me recently. It had probably been six or so years since I had last seen a friend and former co-worker. He had fallen out of sight, and now I know why. I learned of his...

Tips from the Bubble Wrap Trenches

When people learn about my business as a senior move manager, they often respond by sharing how stressful and overwhelming they find the move process. One of the biggest sources of strain that accompanies a move or even just an effort to declutter a home is not being...

Understanding Medicaid

Medicaid is a government benefits program which pays for room, board and medical assistance in a skilled nursing facility (SNF) or supportive living facility (SLF). Medicaid does not pay for services in an assisted living or independent living community. Medicaid is a...

The VA’s Best Kept Secret…

One very common question that comes across my desk on a daily basis is “Are there any benefits, other than Medicaid, to help pay for the care of my ___________ (insert: mom, dad, husband, wife, brother, sister, etc.)?” Typically, this is being asked because Medicaid...